Sgt. Christopher Paul Abeyta

Midlothian, Illinois


Midlothian, Illinois


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Sgt. Christopher Paul Abeyta, age 23, loving son of Paul and Barbara, nee Smith; only grandson of Elvira Abeyta and Jim Vezina; beloved nephew of Tom (Chris) Smith Tracy (Dave) Lohmar, Robert M. (Maureen) Smith, T.J. (Molly) Smith, Margo (Rene) Canales, Peilo Garcia, Victor Garcia, Tony Garcia, Lonny Abeyta, Fred Garcia, Roy Garcia and Sandy (Junior) Scardini; dear cousin of Kristy Barber,

Emma Canales, Erica Canales, Ariel

Abeyta, Steven Smith, Carrie Smith,

Michael Smith, Bill Paul, Samantha Paul, Mathew Smith, Patrick Smith and Freddy Garcia. Stg. U.S. Army, fought in Iraq, died while serving his country in Afghanistan. Honorary Pall Bearers: Jon Mireles, Steven Smith, Michael Smith, Bill Paul, Nick

Mireles and Dave Demro. Christopher's grandfather the late Robert F. Smith served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War and his uncle Robert M. Smith served in the U.S. Army during the Viet Nam War. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the children of SPC Norman Cains c/o the American Legion Post #691, 14817 S. Pulaski Midlothian, IL 60445. SPC Norman Cains was a hero who lost his life along side of Christopher leaving behind a wife and two children. Funeral Services will be Saturday, March 28, 2009 beginning with prayers at 9:15 a.m. at the Hickey Memorial Chapel, 4201 W. 147th Street, Midlothian, followed by a Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Christopher Church. Interment will be at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL. Visitation Friday, 2 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. 708-385-4478.

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We love and miss you so much Chris! Always know that we are always thinking about you! Rest in Heaven! #neverforgotten

You will never be forgotten.

We would like to express our deepest condolences and also let the Abeyta Family and friends know that we will be sending Care Packages to deployed troops this week and we'll be dedicating several of these to your loved one. Each package will carry the name, photo and the hometown of Christopher P. Abeyta US Army Sergeant. We realize that this is a small tribute, but we do this with all respect and sincerity and we want you to know that it is made possible by thousands of...

Seven years, I see your smile every day.Still miss ya buddy.

March 15, 2013
To the family and friends of Sgt. Christopher Abeyta:
It has truly been my honor to sign Christopher's guest book these past few years. Unfortunately, due to complications from my Multiple Sclerosis, this may be the last message I'm able to write. Please forgive me and know that Christopher will always be remembered in my home.
With love and respect ~ Peggy

In memory & honor of Sgt Christopher Abeyta,it has been 4 years since he has passed. We remain grateful to him for his service and sacrifice he made.

Rest In Peace, Christopher. My prayers are with you and your family now and always. I love you Aunt Elvira!

With our deepest condolences.

John 11: 1-44